September 7, 2012

Georgia College Men’s Tennis Kicks Off Fall Season Friday

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – Georgia College men’s tennis will start their fall season Friday when they travel to Athens, Ga. for the 45th Annual Southern Intercollegiate Championships.

The tournament will run from Friday, Sept. 7 through Monday, Sept. 10, with multiple divisions of singles and doubles play. In addition to the University of Georgia, Clemson University, Virginia Tech, the University of Florida, the University of Kentucky, and Ole Miss will be competing. Over 20 schools will send athletes to compete in the UGA-hosted tournament.

Wictor Andersson (Karlskoga, Sweden), Tyler Franks (Greensboro, Ga.) and Johan Wadstein (Helsingborg, Sweden) will represent the Bobcats and will all be competing in singles play.

The Georgia College Department of Athletics, two-time winners of the PBC Commissioner's Cup, sponsors 11 varsity athletic programs at the NCAA Division II level. As a Division II program, Bobcat Athletics prides itself on balancing the life of the student-athlete, evidenced by the teams' multiple appearances in post-season competition as well as documented academic success and community-service involvement. Sign up at www.twitter.com/BobcatSports and www.facebook.com/gcbobcats for up-to-the-minute reports, and visit www.GCBobcats.com for more information, and to nominate your favorite former Bobcats and Colonials to the GC Athletics Hall of Fame.